Policymakers have an opportunity to forge an enduring bipartisan consensus on affordable rental housing. There is more agreement between the two political parties than one might think. The question is whether lawmakers can find the political will to devote to the effort and the resources to make significant progress.
The new administration and Congress should make additional investments in federal rental assistance programs and affordable rental supply a priority.
Two bipartisan bills have been introduced in Congress that closely align with recommendations released this week by BPC’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force.
Organizations across the health and housing sectors have expressed their support for BPC’s recommendations.
BPC hosted a forum to explore policy opportunities that would better position communities to support the increasing health and housing needs of older adults.
Our housing system is outdated and not equipped to keep pace with today’s demands and the challenges of the imminent future.
Next up is Ali Solis, the senior vice president of public policy and external affairs for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. Ali will team up with an impressive set of speakers to discuss the Low Income Housing Tax Credit on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 16. Check out her thoughts on the BPC recommendation to increase the LIHTC by 50 percent and how she is inspired to work to improve the odds for the 19 million families facing housing insecurity in our country.